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ALC ’17
December 3 (Sun) – 8 (Fri), 2017
Aqua Kauai Beach Resort, Kauai, HI, USA
(Current date/time: October 22, 2017 / 15:29 JST)
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Manuscripts for Proceedings

All authors of accepted contributions and invited speakers are asked to submit a 2-6 pages of camera-ready manuscript for proceedings by deadline described below. No distinction will be made between oral and poster presentations. The proceedings will appear on this home page. The password to access the proceedings papers will be announced only to the participants of ALC'17.

Authors submitting no proceedings manuscripts
will be judged to have withdrawn their papers.

There is no reviewing for the proceedings and the distribution is only limited to participants of the symposium and members of the 141st Committee on Microbeam Analysis (the symposium sponsor).

Authors can also submit papers to a reviewed journal for publication (see “Reviewed Journals” page).

Proceedings Deadline

October 27 (Fri), 2017

How to Prepare a Manuscript for Proceedings

2 to 6 pages of camera-ready manuscript must be in clear English and typed within a rectangle 170 mm wide by 240 mm high (left/right/top/bottom margins of 20/20/27/30 mm) on A4 paper (NOT US letter). The required format is:

  • Title (12-point, bold, Times New Roman or Times like font), centered at the top of the page.
  • Author's name(s), affiliation(s), address(es) and e-mail address of the corresponding author, centered below the title with one blank line using 10-point Times New Roman or Times like font. Underline the name of the corresponding author.
  • 150 mm wide single column abstract text is placed below the e-mail address. The abstract is in 9-point font and should be shorter than 200 words.
  • Two columns (each column has 81 mm width and the column spacing is 8 mm) of body text should start after one blank line using 10-point Times New Roman or Times like font, including references and figure/table if necessary. Please use single line spacing.
  • Color figures are available.
  • Page numbers should NOT be included.
  • Convert the prepared file into PDF format using Adobe Acrobat or other compatible software. Other file types are NOT acceptable.

Templates for a Camera Ready Manuscript

You can use one of the following templates for preparation of a manuscript for proceedings.

How to Submit a Manuscript for Proceedings

Put your application ID (the ID number which was given upon application) and the registered e-mail, then click on the [Submit a Manuscript] button below. If you submit a manuscript twice, the last one overwrites the prior one.

Your Application ID:
E-mail (should be the same as submitted):
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Hitachi High-Tech
HORIBA TSUJICON
Nano Science Science Laboratories Tokyo Electronics Pascal VIC International
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